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How much you save may be influenced by your grandparents' place of birth

UK-born grandchildren of immigrants tend to mirror the money saving behaviour of their grandparents' country of birth according to new research from the London School of Economics.

New research reveals that young people are lonely

Young people today are feeling more distant from their family members and also from their close friends, according to a new Index of Wellbeing from the Intergenerational Foundation.

Researchers find even low levels of distress may increase the risk of chronic diseases

Researchers in Southampton and Edinburgh have discovered even low levels of psychological distress may increase the risk of developing some chronic diseases.

Social media's effect on young to be examined

How social media helps or harms children's mental health is to be examined by leading experts in social geography and mental health from the Universities of Portsmouth and Sheffield.

Happy workers more likely to volunteer in their free time

Employees who are satisfied with their jobs are more likely to volunteer in the community than those who are unhappy at work, a new study from Middlesex University London and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has found.

Exploring the links between health and poverty

New research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that among 25-54 year-olds, 28% of those with a longstanding health problem, and 40% of those with a mental health problem, are in poverty.

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